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The debate over the billable hour is one of the most exhausted conversations in legal. For years, debating whether we should retire the billable hour was the lawyer equivalent of the marijuana legalization debate, which is to say, a fun intellectual exercise that went absolutely nowhere. But, like marijuana laws, the dominance of the billable hour has shown signs of cracking.
“Darwin Talk” presented on June 12, 2017 at LegalTech West in San Francisco
Managing Partners and Chairs at 386 US law firms with 50 or more lawyers participated in this survey, including 50% of the AmLaw 200.
The global rise of legal procurement’s involvement in the purchasing of legal services is a trend that law firms ignore at their peril. Buying Legal Council – an international trade organization for legal procurement professionals – recently conducted an extensive survey of legal procurement professionals. The survey indicates that corporate law departments are increasingly leveraging technology and data to make legal services purchasing decisions.